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Table Of Contents

INTRODUCTION
BY NANCY KRESS
BY DAVID CORBETT
BY ELIZABETH SIMS
BY LEIGH MICHAELS
BY MICHAEL J. VAUGHN
BY HALLIE EPHRON
BY CHARLES ATKINS
BY STEVEN JAMES
BY N.M. KELBY
BY JAMES SCOTT BELL
BY HEATHER SELLERS
BY LES EDGERTON
BY LAURA WHITCOMB
BY JAMES V. SMITH JR
BY ALICIA RASLEY
BY KRISTEN JOHNSON INGRAM
BY SIMON WOOD
BY DONALD MAASS
BY BRIAN KITELEY
BY LARRY BROOKS
BY RACHEL BALLON
BY TODD A. STONE
BY GLORIA KEMPTON
BY MICHAEL LEVIN
BY SAGE COHEN
BY RON ROZELLE
BY NANCY LAMB
BY ADAIR LARA
BY LEIGH ANNE JASHEWAY
BY THE EDITORS OF WRITER’S DIGEST
BY JOHN DUFRESNE
BY JESSICA PAGE MORRELL
BY STEVE ALMOND
BY LIN ENGER
PERMISSIONS
INDEX
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Crafting Novels & Short Stories; Everything You Need to Know to Write Great Fiction

Crafting Novels & Short Stories; Everything You Need to Know to Write Great Fiction

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Learn How to Create Stories That Captivate Agents, Editors, and Readers Alike! Inside you'll find the tools you need to build strong characters, keep your plots moving, master the art of dialogue, choose the right point of view, and more. This comprehensive book on the art of novel and short story writing is packed with advice and instruction from best-selling authors and writing experts like Nancy Kress, Elizabeth Sims, Hallie Ephron, N.M. Kelby, Heather Sellers, and Donald Maass, plus a foreword by James Scott Bell. You'll learn invaluable skills for mastering every area of the craft: Define and refine your characters. Make your plot and conflict high-energy and intense. Hone your story's point of view. Create a rich setting and backstory. Craft dialogue that rings true. Select the right words and descriptions throughout your story. Revise your story to perfection. Throughout you'll find supplemental sections that cover special topics like getting started, beating writer's block, researching your work, and getting published. They'll help you integrate your skills into a balanced, productive, and fulfilling career. Whether you're writing flash fiction, a short story, a novel, or an epic trilogy, you'll come away with the tools you need for strong and effective storytelling.
Learn How to Create Stories That Captivate Agents, Editors, and Readers Alike! Inside you'll find the tools you need to build strong characters, keep your plots moving, master the art of dialogue, choose the right point of view, and more. This comprehensive book on the art of novel and short story writing is packed with advice and instruction from best-selling authors and writing experts like Nancy Kress, Elizabeth Sims, Hallie Ephron, N.M. Kelby, Heather Sellers, and Donald Maass, plus a foreword by James Scott Bell. You'll learn invaluable skills for mastering every area of the craft: Define and refine your characters. Make your plot and conflict high-energy and intense. Hone your story's point of view. Create a rich setting and backstory. Craft dialogue that rings true. Select the right words and descriptions throughout your story. Revise your story to perfection. Throughout you'll find supplemental sections that cover special topics like getting started, beating writer's block, researching your work, and getting published. They'll help you integrate your skills into a balanced, productive, and fulfilling career. Whether you're writing flash fiction, a short story, a novel, or an epic trilogy, you'll come away with the tools you need for strong and effective storytelling.

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